DE: Montez extends partnership with BMG and We Publish Music
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Montez, one of Germany's most renowned songwriters, has extended his long-standing collaboration with BMG and We Publish Music.
In addition to his successful solo career, the Bielefeld native has contributed to ten Number One singles and six Number One albums in recent years and has worked with artists such as Badmómzjay, Pietro Lombardi, Katja Krasavice, Capital Bra, Elif, Wincent Weiss, Helene Fischer, Nico Santos and many more.
Montez said: "BMG and We Publish Music have accompanied me on my journey as a songwriter from the very beginning. We were able to celebrate great successes together in the last years and I'm looking forward to more to come."
Stefanie Rohn, Creative Director at We Publish Music, said, "Montez is a truly unique songwriter and artist who always proves his flair for catchy toplines and hits. He's also a great example of how talent and hard work can help you achieve your dreams and goals, and we're excited to continue to follow him on that path for years to come."
Marc Johlen, Senior Director A&R Publishing and Territory Lead GSA at BMG, said: "We're thrilled to have renewed the agreement with Luca and appreciate his confidence in the collaboration with We Publish Music. He is an exceptional songwriter and artist who, in addition to his own career, has an eye on the big picture. Working together on various levels is a great pleasure for us as a team and we are sure that the next number one is already around the corner."
In 2021, Montez was awarded the German Music Author Prize in the category Most Successful Work of 2021 for 'Ohne Dich'. The song spent 28 weeks on the Official German Singles Chart, including four weeks at Number One, and garnered over 111 million streams.
His breakthrough came with his Number One single 'Auf und Ab' (2021), which generated over 120 million streams on Spotify alone, and was certified Platinum. The song has now spent 57 uninterrupted weeks in the Official German Singles Charts.
Complementing his own music, Montez invests a lot of time in mentoring and developing young, up-and-coming musicians and supports artists like Aside, Isaak and Christoph Sakwerda through Paradyse, which is also docked with BMG.
September 16, 2022 9:00am ET by Pressparty